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On the Seventh Day of Craftsmas . . . .

WE QUESTION OUR SANITY AT STARTING THIS THING IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!! DID WE NOT LEARN FROM OUR SUMMER OLYMPICS DEBACLE???? I mean, ahem, “. . . my true love gave to me . . . a silver wire knit … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece!

Anybody out there doing Tour de Fleece, the Ravelry-sponsored spin-along concurrent with the Tour de France? Well, if you are, friend-of-the-blog Leticia Russell, she of the Starlight Knitting fabulous square stitch markers I love so much, has a special offer … Continue reading

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a kiss from France

Originally posted on Kate Davies Designs:
I so enjoyed your translations and comments on this post, that I thought I’d continue the First World War theme with some of my favourite items in my postcard collection. Known to collectors generically…

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A Path to Recovery

Originally posted on Peacefully Knitting:
When I received this single skein of Rowan Softknit Cotton  in a beautiful shade of Indigo Blue  to review, I simply had no idea what to do with it.   A single skein of just 115 yards…

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Extreme Paper Quilling

This was in my inbox this morning, my daily message from a blog I follow called “Honestly, WTF.” It’s a mixed bag of fashion, art and jewelry how-to’s (guess why I subscribe). It features the paper quilling of Yulia Brodskaya. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Skein Lane – IN THE LOOP:
The day is “dawning”….breakfast and the knitting market are calling! I began waking around 4:30 a.m. without the dog or cats to help…just excited about the new day ahead…friends and yarn…

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Originally posted on small stories from real life:
This town continues to surprise me, with the interesting things people do here and the fascinating stories behind their work. Learn more about Ellen Graves and her knitting shop K2Tog after these…

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Stitchapalooza

I think I shot my wad in the first 15 minutes I was here here are some pictures . . Z This is the TilliThomas Disco Lights and Fickle Knitter has 3 new shawl patterns for it. Mine!

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“Head Case” by Jennifer Oko

This blog is about things I make, and sometimes it is about the things my friends and people I meet make. This is one of those times. And for the first time on this blog, I’ll be focusing not on … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Tackles Craftsy

Just a quickie post to make sure everyone reads this story on Craftsy, from yesterday’s Wall Street Journal online. Anyone done a Craftsy class? I bought the one on Mastering Lace Shawl or something like that but have yet to find … Continue reading

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